Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 29

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st119/230(51.74%)92/185(49.73%)
2nd114/230(49.57%)94/185(50.81%)
3rd94/223(42.15%)76/179(42.46%)
All327/683(47.88%)262/549(47.72%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 177

Out of those 177 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 1 (0.56%)

Out of those 177 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 87 (49.15%)

Out of those 87 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 50 (57.47%)

Out of the 177 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 82 (46.33%)

Out of those 82 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 50 (60.98%)

Out of the 176 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which all three players gave the correct response: 38 (21.59%)

Out of the 176 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 168 (47.73%)

Out of the 176 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which none of the three players gave the correct response: 40 (22.73%)

327 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 683 possible responses in the 230 archived games analyzed. This represents a 47.88% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 137 regular play games in which the leader going into Final Jeopardy! did not have a lock and was not tied with another player, he or she wagered to cover the second-place player 112 times (81.75%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 223 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 51
RRR = 47
RWW = 28
RRW = 28
WRW = 22
WWR = 21
WRR = 14
RWR = 12

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 7 games in which two players played Final:

WW = 2
RR = 2
RW = 2
WR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 223 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 51
RRR = 47
WWR = 27
RWW = 24
RWR = 20
WRW = 20
RRW = 20
WRR = 14

The average winner's score amongst 230 archived games was $20,088.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 29

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$30,000Skyler Hornback#6663, aired 2013-07-31THE CIVIL WAR$36,600$27,000RY
2.$21,600Laurel Schultz#6592, aired 2013-04-23GEOGRAPHIC MATH$22,400$600W
3.$20,000Joan Blinn#6524, aired 2013-01-1719th CENTURY LITERARY INTRODUCTIONS$20,400-$600R
4.$19,999J Tarter-Fox#6622, aired 2013-06-04NOTABLE NAMES$20,000-$1,600W
5.$19,801Helen Juvonen#6524, aired 2013-01-1719th CENTURY LITERARY INTRODUCTIONS$21,000$600RY
6.$19,598Michael Ellis#6592, aired 2013-04-23GEOGRAPHIC MATH$21,800-$600W
7.$19,000Matt Ruprecht#6517, aired 2013-01-08PRESIDENTIAL DISTINCTIONS$19,000-$2,400W
8.$18,401David Moore#6622, aired 2013-06-04NOTABLE NAMES$21,600$1,600W
9.$18,000Ashok Poozhikunnel#6517, aired 2013-01-08PRESIDENTIAL DISTINCTIONS$21,400$2,400WY
10.$17,999Lee Ann Roberts#6517, aired 2013-01-08PRESIDENTIAL DISTINCTIONS$18,000-$3,400W
11.$17,601Kristin Morgan#6548, aired 2013-02-20CLASSIC JAZZ SONGS$18,000$200RY
$17,601Scott Singer#6613, aired 2013-05-22AMERICAN WOMEN$22,800$2,600RY
$17,601Les Chun#6619, aired 2013-05-30AMERICAN SCIENTISTS$20,400$1,400W
14.$17,400Beth Youngers#6486, aired 2012-11-26PLACE NAMES$17,400-$2,200W
15.$16,794Joshua Brakhage#6532, aired 2013-01-29METEOROLOGICAL TERMS$16,800-$4,000RY
16.$16,401Colby Burnett#6549, aired 2013-02-21RUSSIAN HISTORY$22,000$2,800RY
$16,401Andrew Moore#6637, aired 2013-06-25PLANTS$26,400$5,000W
18.$16,400Kelton Ellis#6539, aired 2013-02-07CAPITAL CITIES$16,400$4,400W
19.$15,800Nishanth Uli#6608, aired 2013-05-15FAMOUS EUROPEANS$15,800-$16,800R
$15,800Hunter Sandison#6644, aired 2013-07-04SAINTS ON THE MAP$15,800-$200R
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